1st Edition

The Routledge Companion to Innovation Management

Edited By Jin Chen, Alexander Brem, Eric Viardot, Poh Kam Wong Copyright 2019
    616 Pages
    by Routledge

    616 Pages 95 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    Innovation contributes to corporate competitiveness, economic performance and environmental sustainability. In the Internet era, innovation intelligence is transferred across borders and languages at an unprecedented rate, yet the ability to benefit from it seems to become more divergent among different corporations and countries. How much an organization can benefit from innovation largely depends on how well innovation is managed in it. Thus, there is a discernible increase in interest in the study of innovation management. This handbook provides a comprehensive guide to this subject.

    The handbook introduces the basic framework of innovation and innovation management. It also presents innovation management from the perspectives of strategy, organization and resource, as well as institution and culture. The book’s comprehensive coverage on all areas of innovation management makes this a very useful reference for anyone interested in the subject.

    Part I: Introduction to Innovation and Innovation Management  1.Innovation and Innovation Management (Jin Chen, Eric Viardot and Alexander Brem) 2. Deliberate and Spontaneous: The Impact of Cognitive Disinhibition on People Management (Franc Ponti) 3. Connotation and Types of Innovation (Jin Chen and Ximing Yin) 4. The Fundamentals of Innovation Management (Petra A. Nylund) 5. The Systems Approach to Innovation Management (Magnus Karlsson and Mats Magnusson) 6. Innovation and Innovation Management in an Age of Changes (Jin Chen and Liang Mei)  Part II: The Strategic Perspective of Innovation  7.Strategic Management of Innovation (Emigdio Alfaro, Fei Yu, Naqeeb Ur Rehman, Eglantina Hysa and Patrice Kandolo Kabeya) 8.The Free Innovation Paradigm (Eric von Hippel) 9. Open Innovation (Yufen Chen and Wim Vanhaverbeke) 10. Bringing Open Innovation into Practice: Methods and Approaches (Frank Piller, Sumit Mitra, and Susanna Ghosh Mitra) 11. R&D Strategies for Disruptive Innovation (Chang-Chieh Hang and Yi Ruan) 12.Smart Prototyping (Fei Yu and Bastian Enste) 13. Frugal Innovation: Developing and Managing Innovations in Resource-constrained Settings (Eugenia Rosca, Nivedita Agarwal and Jakob Schlegel) 14. Innovation in the Digital Age (Michael Dowling, Elizabeth Noll and Kristina Zisler) 15. Perspectives on Policies to Promote Convergence in Innovation (Kong-rae Lee) 16. Responsible Innovation: Origin, Attribution and Theoretical Framework (Liang Mei and Jin Chen) 17. Serendipity and Innovation: Beyond Planning and Experimental-Driven Exploration (Martin Kamprath and Tassilo Henike)  Part III: The Organizational Perspective of Innovation  18. Innovation Management Within the Organisation (Regina Lenart-Gansiniec) 19. Interorganizational Relations within Innovation Systems (Terje Grønning and Parisa Afshin) 20. The Crucial Human Factor in Innovation (Georges Haour)  Part IV: Institutions and Norms for Innovation Management  21. Institutional Design of Innovation towards the "Active Innovation Paradigm" (Dirk Meissner) 22. Ethics in Innovation Management as Meta-responsibility: The Practice of Responsible Research and Innovation in Human Brain Simulation (Bernd Carsten Stahl, Jos Timmermans, Stephen Rainey and Mark Shaw) 23. Intellectual Property and Innovation Management (Can Huang and Suli Zheng)  PART V: Methodologies for Innovation Management  24. Standards, Models and Methodologies for the Innovation Management (Emigdio Alfaro) 25.Technological Innovation Audit (Xuesong Geng) 26. Innovation Management Simulations using Agent-based Modelling (Petra Ahrweiler) 27. Technology Innovation Investment Portfolio Planning: A Systems Approach with Application Examples (Oliver Yu)


    Jin Chen is Professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

    Alexander Brem is Professor at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg and University of Southern Denmark.

    Eric Viardot is Director of the Global Innovation Management Centre and Permanent Professor of Strategy and Marketing at EADA Business School in Barcelona, Spain.

    Poh Kam Wong is Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation strategy at the NUS Business School, National University of Singapore.

    "Authors Chen, Brem, Viardot and Wong provide a thorough and useful survey of the innovation field. From specific technologies to organizational responses, scholars will find this an indispensable reference. There are also applications to innovation in emerging markets such as China. This book should find a home on every innovation scholar's bookshelf."Professor Henry Chesbrough, Faculty Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, UC Berkeley-Haas School of Business

    "A comprehensive, informative, and well-structured book. Hats off to Professor Poh Kam Wong and his colleagues for this excellent collection of chapters. There are indeed many books in innovation. However, what differentiates this book from all the others is its in-depth coverage of a wide range of innovation topics. The chapters are also written by renowned researchers from all around the world. It should be an excellent reference book for every innovation researcher and practitioner." — Professor Muammer Ozer, College of Business, City University of Hong Kong

    "Innovation is critical to national and regional competitiveness and is strategic to the long-term success of firms and organizations. This edited volume has delineated the motivation and reasons to engage in innovation and the roadmap to manage innovation effectively and achieve innovation success. This book is a must-read for scholars, decision-makers and policymakers studying, managing and shaping innovation policy." Professor Kenneth Huang, School of Business, National University of Singapore

    "Today, innovation practices are changing in fundamental ways. For example, open and distributed innovation processes are emerging that both challenge and complement traditional, in-house development methods. This Handbook is a welcome compilation that updates innovation management research and practice to reflect and support these ch